Patrolling police officers from Medway’s Community Safety Unit have arrested a suspected drug dealer in Gillingham.

They were in  Woodlands Road on Wednesday 6 December 2023, when a man came to their attention.

His behaviour led them to suspect he was involved in the supply of drugs and he was stopped for a search in an alleyway.

The officers recovered a quantity of cash, deals of suspected cocaine, a mobile phone and a lock-knife. The male suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

The man of no fixed address, was later charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to supply and possessing a knife in a public place.

The 20-year-old appeared at Medway Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 7 December where he was remanded to a hearing at Woolwich Crown Court on Thursday 4 January 2024.

By Ed

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